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, kron 4 news. >> tonight san francisco police are investigating a bizarre murder case. a man and woman found bound and gagged in the middle of a residential neighborhood. the man is dead. the woman is fighting for her life tonight. krom 4's justine has more. >> reporter: the crime is egregious and disturbing. >> police found the bodies of a 20-year-old black man and a 19- year-old white female bound gagged and left for dead in this neighborhood. both victims went to the hospital where the man later died and the woman is fighting for her life with severe injuries. police cannot elaborate on how the two new each other. say where they are from or answer the question, why the victims were left brutally on this street? >> our investigators canvassed the neighborhood to see if any video surveillance captured the incident on video as well as to see if anyone witnessed this incident. >> people who live here are shocked by the horrible violence. >> i wouldn't even leave the house alone. i had to leave with other people. >> police are encouraging anyone with information about this crime to come
kerman kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, san francisco police are investigating a bizarre murder case. a man and woman were found bound and gagged. in the middle of a residential neighborhood. the man is dead. the woman. is fighting for her life. kron 4's justine waldman has more. >> this crime is puzzling >> this was acquired portola and ebert both victims went to the family and later died. -the man died, and the woman is still fighting for her life. this was a quiet portola neighborhood. and why were these victims left brutally alone on the street? >> they are looking for any surveillance video to see if there were any witnesses >> the witnesses are shocked by the violence. >> i do not even want to leave my house alone. >> police are encouraging anybody with information with this crime to come forward. and the san francisco, justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> the south san francisco police department is launching an effort to crack down on repeat d-u-i offenders. kron 4's charles clifford the detailsnormally, if someone was arrested for driving under the influence here in south san francisco,
>>> developing news tonight. four people injured in the twin peaks area of san francisco after police say a driver ran into the group. jeff bush is live. >> reporter: wean just a little bit about -- we know just a little bit about this incident. to my right is the twin peaks overlook, where you can see san francisco from twin peaks. a driver hit four people, knocking one of them 30 feet down this steep ravine. the fire department had to rescue that person. she went to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a suspect was arrested a short time after, not too far away from this situation. four people were in that vehicle. we're not sure if drugs or alcohol were involved. but there has been an arrest. four people were hit. two people with nonlife-threatening injuries, two people with life-threatening injuries. more on this story as we get more developments. live in san francisco, kron4 news. >>> major charge s underway in curry village at yosemite national park where the hantavirus outbreak started in the summer. >> 10 people got sick from the hantavirus. three eventually di
here in the bay area. today, kron4 talked to the principal at alvarado elementary in san francisco.about what's being done to keep children safe. >> we're already going to reinforce their plans that are in place to reinforce the out word doors. and people posted outside making sure the visitors are registered and that we know everybody. and for the schools, we also have, in the event of occurrences we have locked down procedures. you cannot help but react on an emotional level. this, is what we have devoted our lives to, as the education of children. we think that those children in connecticut to not have that in their future is a horrible, horrible feeling. >>catherine: this is the principal -escorting students into the school this morning. we'll have more local reaction - tonight on kron4 news at six. as funerals and memorials take place for the victims. there's now a re-energized push for tighter gun control. kron 4's justine waldman is here with more. >> many lawmakers are calling for the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004 at the end of its 10-yea
. a violent sex offender has been released from prison and is now on the streets of san francisco. kron 4's alecia reid visited his south of market neighborhood and home, where police went to warn neighbors. >>reporter: police are warning neighbors about this man53 year old david simons --- released from prison this month after serving 24 years for sexually assaulting children. he's considered a sexually violent predator. >> >> a violent predator is the worst of the worst, the most serious type of sexual offender, so it is our responsibility to alert the community. >>reporter: he now lives at hotel potter, south of market. inspectors visited his new home and handed out leaflets to people living in the building, alerting them of his presence. some did not welcome the news. >> they shouldn't let people out like that. they should keep him locked up. they got kids playing in parks and stuff like that. we don't need that around here. >>reporter: while karsene mcfadden feels strongly about his new neighbor, others believe simons has paid his debt and deserves a second chance. >> my grandparents w
san francisco is doing. to try and prevent a mass shooting here. >> the mayor said today that the mass-murder in connecticut renewed. and he's drafted a plan to take what he calls aggressive action against. ammunition. para >> nat lee this is a hollow bullet. hollowed out so on explode. >>reporter: >>reporterit is these hollow-pot bullets that mayor ed lee calls dangerous and deadly. he wants them banned in san francisco. they are already illegal to purchase in the city. but a new proposal would possess. >> the ammo that has been designed by law enforcement for military use has no reason to be in our homes and on ours streets. >>reporter: standing next to the handguns and rifles turned in during the city's biggest gun buy back program. the mayor said he wants these weapons gone. the other part of his plan.is to put a notification system in place so when someone buys 500 rounds of more of any type of any type of ammunition in one purchase. police would be notified. >> that should be a trigger. >> "it triggers why? >> what is it for? >> and it could be legit" >>reporter: police chief gr
be >> in west marin a middle school is closed for a >> >> and san francisco's folsom street, business owners say they are fed up >> sandbags are not a longterm solution. every think, is it going to happen >> tonight kron-4 has live team coverage on the storm aftermath. but first -- let's get >> to terisa estacio... she's live in lafayette -- where a giant sinkhole is >> all day long a small army running back hoes, excavators and dump trucks worked at a feverish pace attempting to clear up this sink hole and expose an 8 foot storm pipe. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a temporary fix put in before the next storm hits ... it could be disasterous out here. also in the east bay... the
in san francisco the " geophysical union. rumors of a discovery began after nasa's she's sciences said that the rover had gathered data for the " history books. nasa downplayed that statement but we will find out what happened this morning in san francisco. >> school for some public school students will get longer but not in california. five states are announcing today that they are adding at least 300 hours of learning time to their schools starting next year. colorado, connecticut, massachusetts and new york and tennessee are part of this plan. the goal is to boost student achievement and make u.s. schools more competitive on a global level. this is a three year pilot program and a mix of federal state fines or will find this operation. >> japanese officials have been prompted to order the immediate inspection of lots of other titles across the country. the tunnel in question, nine people were killed yesterday in that collapse. japanese officials say the concrete ceiling slabs fell on a moving car as well. traffic was running through the tunnel when these labs came down. deep inside
ness avenue in san francisco. you should enjoy today because there is wet weather still on their way. >> we are watching wall street. it u.s. builders boosted construction spending in october of the most of five months, led by housing. strong all sales from ford and chrysler. u.s. manufacturing shrinks to its lowest level since july of 2009, first month after a recession. this is shaving off the gains that we had. >> delta airlines is in talks to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airways. those shares are currently owned by singapore airlines. the mold is in an effort by delta to boost its international operations. particularly between new york and london. a number of mergers in recent years has reshaped the airline industry and analysts say that high oil prices may even lead to more takeovers in the years to come. >> 20 years ago today a man named neil papworth said the first ever text message. he used a computer terminal to send a message merry christmas to a colleague cell phone. taxing is now the single most widely used application in the world. a 1% a mobile phone users send te
in the north bay. 90 and san francisco are without power as we continue to restore power. >>jacqueline: we do have another storm coming in but it will not be as strong as what we saw for the weekend. as we go towards santa rosa, mount st. helena. and decent conditions that help to try things out a little bit today. it will be a little bit for the air to get saturated enough for the rain to hit the ground. most of that moisture is missing us. but the storm is still offshore and packing plenty of moisture. going towards tomorrow and here is what we expected. the increasing clouds and the north bay shower but i do not think it will record to see any rainfall until 5:00. mainly, north bay shores but wednesday, more whitetiming it out on futurecast. more widespread totals. >> the wonder of cdc's that this coming flu season and 3 warnings from the cdc. there is prevention but you have to take action now dan kerman. >> if you've not gotten a flu shots you should consider one. the flu season is are arriving earlier than usual. >> it is unusual to a peaks in december and january is usually the main on
interest rate they like. the san francisco city attorney filed suit against check 'n go alleging it jacked up interest rates from the state's legal limit of 36-percent to as high as 400-percent >> we found that a check and go was not adhering to the california interest rates limits. and stephen porter and with out of state banks to partner and get around those. we are going to work with people throughout the state to make sure that we get folks restitution that they deserve. >> reporter: the city has now reached a settlement with check n go. without admitting any wrongdoing check-n-go has agreed to refund up to 4.3 million dollars to californians who were overcharged when taking out online 4-month installment loans between november 2006 and june 2008. now grant here's the hitch. people only have 90 days to apply for this refund. and that 90 days begins tomorrow. >> grant: how much money can people expect to get back. >> depending on how much interest you were charged it could be anywhere from 20-dollars to 46-hundred dollars. now to find out if you qualify you can go to the website caloanr
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